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Canadian Super 7 lottery winner heads back to work
It's back to work for Shawn MacDonald even if this morning he is Canada's newest multi-millionaire. No, I have no plans to change any of that, the 33-year-old federal civil servant said yesterday as he picked up a check for $7.5 million. I'll just live my life as I always did. MacDonald, originally from Cape Breton but now working for the immigration department of the federal government in Halifax, picked up a ticket for last Friday's Atlantic Lottery Super 7 draw during a visit to a mall.He us ...
Sep 21, 2004, 6:58 am - Lottery News forum

Man wins Oregon lottery game
What would you do with an extra $1,000 a week?That's a question one lucky Vancouver man can now happily answer.David Bartkowski, 46, is the latest winner in Oregon Lottery's Win for Life contest.The game awards $1,000 a week for the rest of the winner's life if their ticket has the correct matching numbers drawn in the online game.Bartkowski, a truck mechanic, said he hasn't given much thought to how he will spend the money, only that he will step back and ponder the possibilities before makin ...
Sep 7, 2004, 10:06 am - Lottery News forum

Canadian woodworker carves out lottery win
Andre Leveille watched Wednesday night as, one after another, the numbers on the television screen matched those on a Lotto 6/49 ticket he bought at a gas station in Mascouche. I'm a millionaire! the Riviere des Prairies resident shouted. But in the next room, his wife, Diane, didn't believe he'd won the $15.75-million top prize.When Leveille's daughter, Josee, found out, she was so shocked she came over to her parents' house in her pajamas to confirm the good news, Loto-Quebec spokesperson Jea ...
Sep 3, 2004, 8:36 am - Lottery News forum

Toronto couple claims $26.8 million lottery win
A Toronto couple has claimed the third-largest jackpot in Canadian lottery history -- almost $27 million.Tze-Lam and Mei-Ling Chan say they'll use their $26.8 million Super 7 winnings to buy a house that's not too big by the city's lakeshore. And they might get a boat to go along with it. Like 40 feet or something like that, Tze-Lam Chan told reporters. He doesn't yet know how to sail.Both originally from Hong Kong, the couple met at a party in Toronto 17 years ago. They married and had a son ...
Aug 31, 2004, 9:08 am - Lottery News forum

Man wins share of ex's lotto prize
A Newfoundland man has won a legal battle with his former live-in lover for half of what's left of a $700,000 lottery prize.A Newfoundland judge ruled this week that Susan Devereaux, who bought the winning ticket when she was engaged to James Everard in 1999, owes him half the remaining money. There was clear evidence of a common intention to share the funds, Justice Alphonsus Faour said in his ruling.Lawyer Owen Myers, who represented Everard, said Faour's ruling is what they had hoped for. He ...
Aug 20, 2004, 7:00 am - Lottery News forum

Long-time pals hit jackpot
It was like prom night all over again four giddy couples crammed into a stretch limousine, cruising the streets.But the pack of friends weren't on their way to a dance. Instead, the 30- and 40-somethings were dropping off checks of more than $3.6 million at their banks, each couple's share of the Canadian Lotto 6/49 jackpot. We're still actually trying to fathom what has gone down; none of us has slept very much, said Lorraine Ulrick, her husband Gregory beside her, as the limo pulled to a stop ...
Aug 10, 2004, 9:42 am - Lottery News forum

Changes to Canada Lotto 6/49 now in effect
Changes to Canada's most popular lottery game since 1982 are now in effect.Lotto 6/49 buyers are now paying $2 per ticket, an increase of $1, first announced last November by the Interprovincial Lottery Corporation. The price hadn't increased since its inception 22 years ago, Don Pister, spokesman for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation.The $2 tickets were first sold Sunday morning and the first draw will be held Wednesday night.The game is unchanged, except for an additional $5 prize for ...
Jun 1, 2004, 12:52 pm - Lottery News forum